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“If you Cannot Measure it, you Cannot Manage it” – Buildability and Performance-Based Appraisal

S Gao, P VAZ-SERRA, B Gardiner, Marsha Lamb (ed.)

Australasian Universities Building Education Association Conference 2017 | Australasian Universities Building Education Association Conference | Published : 2017


Buildability has been a perennial issue in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industry, with advocates arguing for positive benefits related to cost, time, quality and safety in project development. Evidently, buildability has been seen to offer broader industry gains and efficiencies, and its assessment has been encouraged as a criterion in the regulatory approval process of some countries. If buildability offers positive outcomes in project development, how can these be introduced, measured and assessed in the project development process? In the absence of mandated buildability appraisal systems, does the industry develop its market mechanism to leverage the gains that it..

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